Charlie Rose is executive editor and anchor of “Charlie Rose,” the nightly one-hour interview program that engages in one-on-one, in-depth conversation and round table discussions about important issues and ideas of our time. The program is produced and taped at Bloomberg Television headquarters in New York City and airs on PBS stations across the U.S. as well as during evening hours on Bloomberg Television around the world. Charlie Rose is also a contributing correspondent to the CBS news program, “60 Minutes.”
Charlie Rose and his guests define the global conversation. The program's round oak table and simple black backdrop provide an intimate atmosphere for intelligent conversation attracting leaders from around the world, including Barack Obama, Gordon Brown, Nicolas Sarkozy, Lula da Silva, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Recep Erdogan, Bashar al-Assad, Pervez Musharraf; Hosni Mubarak, Lee Kuan Yew, and Manmohan Singh.
Since 1991, Charlie Rose has done more in-depth hours with Nobel Laureates and extraordinary men and women of science, politics, art, business, sports, technology, literature, and entertainment than any other program in the world. These conversations have made Charlie Rose the cultural and intellectual custodian of our time, providing accessible profiles of the people who have influenced our world.
Each weeknight Charlie Rose creates programs that introduce new people, explore fresh ideas, and illuminate difficult issues. Special series on science, education, and the rise of India have probed even deeper. Dr. Eric Kandel, recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Medicine, said that Charlie Rose "is not simply a talented interviewer but... he has [caused] a paradigm shift in how we learn - of how we acquire new knowledge of what is happening in the world around us."
Charlie Rose was born in Henderson, NC, and graduated from Duke University with a bachelor's degree in history, and a J.D. from the School of Law. He has received numerous journalistic awards and honorary degrees. Charlie Rose is a frequent principal interviewer and moderator at global forums around the world.